Fairs and Festivals
Published: October 25, 2012
JASPER, OCT. 27-28
OUR LADY OF THE MOUNTAINS CHURCH holds its third annual Fall Festival at the church on Refuge Road (Highway 108), Jasper. Admission is two canned food items for the church food pantry. Festival includes food, games, bingo and vendors with unique gift items. Open Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 28, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact: Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org or (706) 253-3078.
TYRONE, OCT. 27-28
ST. MATTHEW CHURCH, 215 Kirkley Road, Tyrone, hosts a Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 27, and after Saturday evening and Sunday morning Masses Oct. 28. Many handmade items will be available, including jewelry, crocheted scarfs, birdhouses, soaps, rosaries, embroidery college totes and more. Open Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-
3 p.m. and after the 5 p.m. Mass; Sunday, Oct. 28, after 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses. Contact: Janet Craig at (770) 252-9109 or Ruth Huelsbeck at (770) 964-0258.
ATLANTA, NOV. 3
MARIST SCHOOL hosts the 32nd annual Holiday Traditions juried arts and crafts show on the school campus, 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. Sponsored by the Parents’ Club, the show hosts over 250 nationally known artists, crafters and jewelry designers with original, one-of-a kind, handmade items. The “Cooked Goose Cafe” features homemade corn chowder and poppy seed bread. Admission is $3; no strollers are allowed. There is free parking at Marist and at the Ashford Green office park, with free shuttle service. Open Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact: (770) 457-7201, ext. 5599, or www.marist.com/holidaytraditions.
KENNESAW, NOV. 3
ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA CHURCH Columbiettes host the third annual Sienafest Craft Fair at the church, 1618 Ben King Road, Kennesaw. More than 50 local crafters display homemade and unique creations, including candles and soaps, handmade clothing, foods and more. There is also a bake sale, used book sale and prize drawings. Breakfast and lunch are sold. Admission is free. Proceeds support charitable projects in Kennesaw and Cobb County. Open Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact: Crystal at (770) 365-6241 or email@example.com or Debra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MABLETON, NOV. 4
ALL SAINTS PARTY will be hosted by the Lumen Christi Council 14625 of the Knights of Columbus at St. Francis de Sales Parish, 659 Landers Drive, Mableton, in the gym. There will be a parade of saints where children will be dressed as a saint, saint carnival games, turkey shoot, cakewalk and more with prizes. A spaghetti lunch will be served. Celebrate this holy day in a traditional Catholic fashion. Open Sunday, Nov. 4, at 1:15 p.m. Contact: (770) 948-6888.
JOHNS CREEK, NOV. 8-9
ST. BRIGID CHURCH hosts its annual Holly Days Market at the church, 3400 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek, in Corbett Hall. Proceeds from booth rentals support Good Shepherd Outreach Services in Atlanta. The market is organized by the St. Brigid Circle of Sisters. Open Thursday, Nov. 8, 6-9 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Contact: (678) 393-0060.
HARTWELL, NOV. 10
SACRED HEART CHURCH sponsors its fifth annual indoor Arts & Crafts Show at the church hall, 1009 Benson St., Hartwell, across from Quality Foods. Over 35 local craftsmen offer very unique and different artistries at this large event, which is a great way to find that special gift. Baked goods, casseroles and lunches will be available. Tickets available at the door for hourly drawings of great prizes. Open Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Judy Earle at (706) 376-3476.
JOHNS CREEK, NOV. 10
ST. BENEDICT CHURCH invites the public to a Holiday Bazaar at the church, 11045 Parsons Road, Johns Creek, sponsored by the Women’s Guild. Sixty vendors offer unique gifts, including artistic cards, floral arrangements, religious items, jewelry, crocheted and knitted items, clothing and accessories, handbags and totes, books, fused glassware, yard art, seasonal gifts, doll clothes, blankets, pottery, gardening items, gourmet food, artwork, wood carvings and Holy Land gifts. Lunch and baked goods will be for sale. Open Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Contact: Donna at (770) 623-5718 or Angela at (770) 558-4232.
ROSWELL, NOV. 10-11
BLESSED TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL holds a two-day Titan Tidings Christmas Gift Show at the school, 11320 Woodstock Road, Roswell. The public is invited and admission is free. Unique gifts from a variety of vendors, including jewelry, personalized paper products, original art and home décor, will be sold. Concessions will be available. Open Saturday, Nov. 10, 2-5 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 11,
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact: (678) 277-9083 or www.btcatholic.org.
ATLANTA, NOV. 17
ST. PIUS X HIGH SCHOOL holds its annual Holiday Marketplace at the school, 2674 Johnson Road, NE, Atlanta, in two school gymnasiums. Over 150 high quality artists and vendors will offer one-of-a-kind pieces, including jewelry, purses, pottery, fine art, monogramed items, children’s toys, holiday décor and more, just in time for shopping before Thanksgiving. A bake sale offers homemade baked goods for now or to freeze and serve during the holidays. Admission is $3. Open Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: www.spx.org/marketplace.
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